Leighton’s A Star In More Ways Than One


Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:00 a.m. ET

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Leighton Meester may be on the hit TV show Gossip Girl and have a doting boyfriend in Sebastian Stan, but the most memorable gift she ever received has nothing to do with fame or even love.

“Somebody named a star after me,” Leighton, 22, tells me. “My hairstylist, Liz, on the show, she named a star after me. It was very sweet. It was for my birthday.”

She continues, “I thought it was such a sweet, different gift. I didn’t really know how to react. I was like ‘thank you! I’ll wear it?!’ It was just really thoughtful and sweet, and it just goes to show that she really knows me and we’re very close.”

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Exactly how did she receive it?

“She gave it to me in person. It’s a certificate.”


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